Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e) color information

Hex color #6c6d6e is close to the color named "Dark silver" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Dark silver (#6c6d6e), in designs, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care. Dindr, Duolingo, and Northwestern University are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

#6c6d6e Breakdown

#6c6d6e is made up of (108, 109, 110) in RGB colorspace and (1.82, 0.91, 0.00, 56.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7105902 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #6c6d6e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6c6d6e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6c6d6e luma #108.71
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(108, 109, 110) Adobe RGB (105.00, 109.00, 110.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(42%, 43%, 43%) Closest named color Dark silver
rgba rgba(108.0, 109.0, 110.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, -1.20, -1.06)
cmyk cmyk(1.82, 0.91, 0.00, 56.86) CIE-L*ab (45.63, -1.61, -1.43)
hsv hsv(180.02, 1.18, 42.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 2.15, 221.61)
hsb hsb(180.02, 2.33, 43.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, -2.81, -1.67)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #6c6d6e while the second is the "compliment" #6d6b6b.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #6c6d6e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #6d6b6b.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #6c6d6e

Lighter shades of #6c6d6e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #6c6d6e with black

Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #6c6d6e, tones are produced.

Gradients including #6c6d6e

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #6c6d6e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6c6d6e → #6d6b6b
#6c6d6e → #989899
#6c6d6e → #ffffff
#6c6d6e → #6b6c6d
#6c6d6e → #404142
#6c6d6e → #6b6d6c

#6c6d6e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #6c6d6e on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #6c6d6e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#6c6d6e popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#6c6d6emight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #6c6d6e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#6c6d6e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Northwestern University
ÖBB
American Red Cross
Oktopost
Hyatt
Dindr
Duolingo

Programming Language Syntax for #6c6d6e

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #6c6d6e
Java new Color(108, 109, 110);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 108, 109, 110);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:108 green:109 blue:110 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(108f, 109f, 110f);
Swift UIColor(red:108, green:109, blue:110, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6e6d6c
Python Color('#6c6d6e')

Base Conversions of hex color #6c6d6e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6c6d6e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7105902 while the individual RGB conversions are: 108, 109, 110.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01101100 01101101 01101110
Hex 6c 6d 6e
Octal 154 155 156
Decimal 108 109 110

#6c6d6e Icons

If you're considering using #6c6d6e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark silver (#6c6d6e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6c6d6e colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #6c6d6e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6c6d6e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6c6d6e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6c6d6e background.
This text is hex color #6c6d6e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6c6d6e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6c6d6e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6c6d6e and white (#ffffff) background.